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  • UN chief condemns new Israeli settlement

    Date: 2017-03-31 22:56:16 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:81 - ID:6746681

    NEW YORK, March 31 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is disappointed and alarmed by Israel's decision to build a new West Bank settlement and has condemned the move, his spokesman said on Friday. Israel's security cabinet on Thursday ....

  • Canada extends mission against Daesh group three months

    Date: 2017-03-31 22:44:38 GMT - Canada - World - SN:80 - ID:6746671

    OTTAWA, March 31 (MENA) - Canada announced on Thursday it will extend for three months its mission against Daesh group in Iraq and Syria, where it is part of a US-led international coalition, the Daily Mail newspaper reported. Since deploying ....

  • Turkey reserves right to defend itself: NATO chief

    Date: 2017-03-31 21:38:49 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:75 - ID:6746643

    BRUSSELS, March 31 (MENA) - NATO's chief said Friday that Turkey reserves its right to defend itself, especially in the wake of last year's coup attempt and the terrorist attacks it has been subjected to partially as a consequence of the Syrian ....

  • 22 killed, 50 wounded in market explosion in Pakistan

    Date: 2017-03-31 18:05:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:59 - ID:6746472

    KABUL, March 31 (MENA) - At least 22 people were killed and 50 others wounded after an explosion ripped through a busy market in Kurram Agency tribal region of Pakistan, Khaama Press reported on Friday. According to local officials, the incident ....

  • Kremlin comments on NATO drills in Germany involving Russian-Speaking Extras

    Date: 2017-03-31 16:11:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:52 - ID:6746259

    MOSCOW, March 31 (MENA) – Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday that the Kremlin is not tracking upcoming NATO drills in Germany, which is recruiting Russian-speaking extras, expressing confidence that the relevant special services are doing ....

  • Scotland makes formal request to UK for 2nd independence vote

    Date: 2017-03-31 16:08:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:51 - ID:6746258

    EDINBURGH, March 31 (MENA) - Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has signed a letter formally asking for powers to hold a second Scottish independence referendum, the BBC reported Friday. The Scottish Parliament voted by 69 to 59 on ....

  • Ukrainian security official dies in car blast

    Date: 2017-03-31 13:14:18 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:42 - ID:6746091

    MOSCOW, March 31 (MENA) - A Ukrainian Security Service officer has been killed when his car exploded in the Black Sea port city of Mariupol, ABC News reported. Authorities labeled the Friday morning blast an act of terrorism. Mariupol is the most ....

  • Germany’s Merkel to meet Lebanon’s Hariri Tuesday

    Date: 2017-03-31 13:12:03 GMT - Germany - World - SN:40 - ID:6745999

    BERLIN, March 31 (MENA) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks Tuesday with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad el Hariri on bilateral ties, regional issues and the file of refugees, a German government spokesman said Friday. In December ....

  • Tillerson urges NATO to do more to combat extremists

    Date: 2017-03-31 12:11:15 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:36 - ID:6745969

    BRUSSELS, March 31 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday urged his NATO counterparts to boost their defense budgets and do more to combat extremists in Syria and Iraq, the Business Insider reported. Meeting with NATO foreign ....

  • Mortar attack in northern Afghanistan leaves 5 dead

    Date: 2017-03-31 11:45:54 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:34 - ID:6745955

    KABUL, March 31 (MENA) - An Afghan official said a mortar attack in northern Takhar province killed five civilians, including four children, all from the same family, according to ABC News. Provincial governor spokesman Sunatullah Timor said ....

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